What to look for in ground cover plants
Here are a few ground cover plant options sorted by position. Browse through and find your perfect planting solution…
Ground cover for moist shade:
Ground cover for sunny borders:
Ground cover for dry or moist shade:
Ground cover for dry shade:
If your garden features a dry shade border which you’d like to fill with ground cover plants, consider this little gem, it’s Cyclamen hederifolium, a much sought after plant. Producing delicate pink flowers, these plants suit a well-drained, organic matter-rich soil, but won’t need much watering. You’ll have a fun pink carpet in your garden, every autumn!
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Ground cover for summer beds and borders:
Busy Lizzie Florentine (Impatiens)
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